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Lexicon :: Strong's H348 - 'îzeḇel

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אִיזֶבֶל ʼÎyzebel, ee-zeh'-bel; from H336 and H2083; Izebel, the wife of king Ahab:—Jezebel.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H348 in the following manner: Jezebel (22x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H348 in the following manner: Jezebel (22x).
  1. Jezebel = "Baal exalts" or "Baal is husband to" or "unchaste"

    1. queen of Israel, wife of Ahab, daughter of Ethbaal

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אִיזֶבֶל ʼÎyzebel, ee-zeh'-bel; from H336 and H2083; Izebel, the wife of king Ahab:—Jezebel.
STRONGS H348: Abbreviations
אִיזֶבֶל proper name, feminine (sense uncertain, CISi. 158 there occurs the proper name, feminine בעלאזבל Baal exalts? or is husband to? [see H2082 זָבַל], of which אִיזֶבֶל is conjectured by DHM to be an intentional alteration, made for the purpose of avoiding the name Baal. If so, א׳ perhaps suggested to the Hebrew ear the idea of un-exalted or un-husbanded), queen of Ahab, daughter of Ethbaal, king of Tyre 1 Kings 16:31; 1 Kings 18:4, 13, 19; 1 Kings 19:1, 2; 1 Kings 21:5 +; 2 Kings 9:7 +.
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1 Kings

16:31; 18:4; 18:13; 18:19; 19:1; 19:2; 21:5

2 Kings



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Strong's Number H348 matches the Hebrew אִיזֶבֶל ('îzeḇel),
which occurs 22 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:31 - And as though it had been a trivial thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, he married Jezebel H348 the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshiped him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:4 - for when Jezebel H348 killed the prophets of the LORD, Obadiah took a hundred prophets and hid them by fifties in a cave, and provided them with bread and water.)
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:13 - “Has it not been reported to my master what I did when Jezebel H348 killed the prophets of the LORD, that I hid a hundred [fn]prophets of the LORD by fifties in a cave, and provided them with bread and water?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:19 - “Now then, send orders and gather to me all Israel at Mount Carmel, together with 450 prophets of Baal and four hundred prophets of [fn]the Asherah, who eat at Jezebel’s H348 table.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:1 - Now Ahab told Jezebel H348 everything that Elijah had done, and [fn]how he had killed all the prophets with the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:2 - Then Jezebel H348 sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me and more so, if by about this time tomorrow I do not make your [fn]life like the [fn]life of one of them.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:5 - But Jezebel H348 his wife came to him and said to him, “How is it that your spirit is so sullen that you are not eating [fn]food?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:7 - Jezebel H348 his wife said to him, “Do you now [fn]reign over Israel? Arise, eat bread, and let your heart be joyful; I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:11 - So the men of his city, the elders and the nobles who lived in his city, did just as Jezebel H348 had sent word to them, just as it was written in the letters which she had sent them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:14 - Then they sent word to Jezebel H348, saying, “Naboth has been stoned and is dead.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:15 - And when Jezebel H348 heard that Naboth had been stoned and was dead, Jezebel H348 said to Ahab, “Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth, the Jezreelite, which he refused to give you for money; for Naboth is not alive, but dead.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:23 - “The LORD has also spoken of Jezebel H348, saying, ‘The dogs will eat Jezebel H348 in the [fn]territory of Jezreel.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:25 - There certainly was no one like Ahab who gave himself over to do evil in the sight of the LORD, [fn]because Jezebel H348 his wife incited him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:7 - ‘And you shall strike the house of Ahab your master, so that I may avenge the blood of My servants the prophets, and the blood of all the servants of the LORD, at the hand of Jezebel H348.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:10 - ‘The dogs will eat Jezebel H348 in the territory of Jezreel, and no one will bury her.’” Then he opened the door and fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:22 - When [fn]Joram saw Jehu, he said, “Is your intention peace, Jehu?” And he [fn]answered, “What ‘peace,’ so long as your mother Jezebel’s H348 acts of prostitution and witchcraft are so many?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:30 - When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel H348 heard about it, and she put makeup on her eyes and adorned her head, and looked down through the window.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:36 - Therefore they returned and informed him. And he said, “This is the word of the LORD, which He spoke by His servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, ‘On the [fn]property of Jezreel the dogs shall eat the flesh of Jezebel H348;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:37 - and the corpse of Jezebel H348 will be like dung on the face of the field in the [fn]property of Jezreel, so they cannot say, “This is Jezebel H348.”’”
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